Spring 2003

ECE789 Advanced Topics in Broadband Networks
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Nirwan Ansari
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Newark College of Engineering
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Office 343 ECEC
E-mail nirwan.ansari@njit.edu
Phone (973) 596-3670
Fax (973) 596-5680
Office Hours Wed:5-6pm; Thu: 4-5pm. Others by appointments.


Grading: Examinations 50%; Assignments & Projects 50%.

2-4 Optical Networks
  • Optical Burst Switching
  • Opitcal Packet Switching
  • Queuing Models of Optical Networks
  • Survivability: Protection and Restoration
  • 5-6 Recently Proposed Switching Architectures and Traffic Scheduling
  • VOQ switching
  • Cell-switching with the grouping architecture
  • Core-stateless scheduling
  • 7-8 Multiple Protocol Label Switching
  • MPLS Overview
  • Implementation and Deployment
  • Virtual Private Networks (IP, MPLS and Optical VPNs)
  • 9-10 QoS routing
    11-12 IP Traceback
    13-14 Sensor Networks


    Lecture notes and journal articles.

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